In 2022, the number of investment deals in the overall plant-based food segment fell from 38 to 33. In particular, the American and European regions experienced problems like business closures. The market for plant-based foods, however, is expanding in the Asia Pacific region right now. In 2022, investment in the APAC plant-based food industry increased […]Read More
According to a UNICEF report, 52 million children under the age of five live in the East Asia and Pacific region. In APAC, one in every two children suffers from some form of micronutrient deficiency. Micronutrient deficiency is one of the most prevalent health issues that many areas, primarily developing and underdeveloped areas, struggle with. […]Read More
Consumers all over the world enjoy indulging in sweets. Just like the rest of the world, however, Asia-Pacific consumers have seen a rapid increase in lifestyle diseases like diabetes and obesity, making the APAC region home to one of the highest numbers of sufferers. According to reports from the Malaysian government, from 1996 to 2015, […]Read More
The food industry today is an active player in the global drive for sustainability. In general, “sustainable foods” are products obtained as a result of limited negative effects on the environment and the people producing them. The market for sustainable foods has expanded enormously in the last 5-10 years, growing alongside demand for natural, organic, […]Read More
Nutritional Outlook: Algae in Asia-Pacific: What makes APAC one of the leading global markets for algae?
A noticeable population is moving towards a cruelty-free and vegan world. For those who make and sell CPG products, finding alternatives that suit the preferences and demands of these consumers is paramount. Increasingly, manufacturers are finding the answer in algae. In the nutrition industry, algae protein provides health benefits while contributing toward a sustainable environment […]Read More
“Food fortification” means adding nutrients such as proteins, minerals, and vitamins to enhance the nutritional value of food and beverage products. Prominent groups such as the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization and the World Health Organization view food fortification as a key strategy to fight global malnutrition. By and large, the food-fortification market is […]Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic led to a shift in lifestyle choices across the globe. The sports nutrition segment has seen soaring growth as consumers are now more focused on and aware of their overall health and fitness. The global sports nutrition market was nearly US$45 billion in 2021; however, it is now expected to reach US$72.5 […]Read More